New Programming

 

Note that this page is just a facsimile of what we might provide in programming - just to give you and idea of what might be. Actual programming details TBA.

 
JANUARY
Winter Tracking with John
Dinner
Art and Skills Show
Theater - The Wizard of Oz

Come join us for tracking with John from 3-5:30 Wear warm clothing and meet in the dorm porch.

Stay for dinner at 6:00

An art and skills exhibition will be on display all day in the dining hall and meeting hall, courtesy of ReTribe high school students, Forest School students, and Underhill local artisans.

 

At 7:30 the ReTribe High School Players will present their rendition of the Wizard of Oz.

All ages

January ?, 2019

5.00-10.00 donation requested

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Programs in January

ReTribe high school meets 9-3:00 M-F

Forest School Wednesdays and Fridays 9-3:00

Early Childhood Mondays and Thursdays 10:00-12:30

Girl's Coming of Age group Thursdays 3:30 - 5:00

Daily

Yoga 7am

Meditation 8-9am

Breakfast 9-10am

Lunch 12:30-1:30

Dinner 6:00-7:00

Time Management Workshop

Get Organized

Studies show that the number one way to reduce stress is time management.

Come work together to learn to organize your time and own your life.

Sunday January ??, 2019 11am - 1pm in the Barn Lounge. 

25 - 35.00 donation requested.

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Elder Gathering

Join Jane, Mary Claire, and Mukti for an elder gathering in Jane's house. Tea, blankets, ceremony, mutual support, and deep thought will be shared. White hair welcome but not essential.

January 25th

7pm-8:30pm

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FEBRUARY
Dinner
Potluck Desserts and a 
HOEDOWN!

Join us for dinner at 6:00

Bring a potluck dessert to share. 

Please label them with ingredients for allergic folk.

Leave desserts on the table in the back.

Bring your dancin' shoes, cause we got Joe Fiddler comin' from the Burlington Square Dance Club, and he's gonna set you a'spinnin!​

7:00 pm in the Meeting Hall

All ages

February ?, 2019

10.00  - 15.00 donation requested to pay for the caller.

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Programs in February

ReTribe high school meets 9-3:00 M-F

No Forest School this month

Early Childhood Mondays and Thursdays 10:00-12:30

Girl's Coming of Age group Thursdays 3:30 - 5:00

Daily

Yoga 7am

Meditation 8-9am

Breakfast 9-10am

Lunch 12:30-1:30

Dinner 6:00-7:00

Dream Interpretation Workshop

Interpret Your Dreams

Join Grandma Jane, a psychotherapist, to learn to interpret your dreams. 

Drawing from Gestalt, Jungian process work, Freudian, psychodrama, and indigenous methods, we will playfully explore what our subconscious minds are trying to tell us.

"A dream uninterpreted is like a letter unread" - The Talmud

Sunday January ??, 2019 11am in the Barn Lounge. 

25 - 35.00 donation requested.

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MARCH
Spring Equinox Ceremony -
Orchard Tree Planting and Sauna
Easter Egg Hunt
Passover Dinner

March 20th is the Spring Equinox - a celebration in many cultures, of the coming of the warm weather. 

We are planting our orchard this year, and would love for you all to come and help us. We hope this orchard will provide fruit and nuts for many generations to come. When you get tuckered out, the sauna will await you. BYOT (bring your own towel).

While you help plant, your children can take part in the easter egg hunt, and egg dying activities with Emily and Julia and Gramma Jane. 

Join us for dinner at 6:00​ where we will be serving a traditional passover dinner, and leading a passover service updated to meet our modern times. All faiths welcome.

Orchard Planting mosey on back to the garden at 1:00pm and on.

Sauna will be going from 2:00 on.

Easter Egg activities run from 2:00 - 5:00

Passover dinner at 6:00

March 20, 2019

10.00  donation requested for childrens activities.

RSVP by clicking here

Programs in March

ReTribe high school meets 9-3:00 M-F

Forest School Wednesdays and Fridays 9-3:00

Early Childhood Mondays and Thursdays 10:00-12:30

Girl's Coming of Age group Thursdays 3:30 - 5:00

Daily

Yoga 7am

Meditation 8-9am

Breakfast 9-10am

Lunch 12:30-1:30

Dinner 6:00-7:00

Internal Family Systems Workshop

Working With Your Parts

 

A part of me wants to do my homework. A part of me doesn't.

 

A fun workshop where we identify our different parts, find out what needs they are trying to meet, and possibly suggest new, less harmful, ways to meet those needs.

 

Using dolls, artwork, paper forms, or whatever works for you, this workshop ends up being a barrel of laughs - but truly transformative too.

 

Sunday March ??, 2019 11am -2:30 in the Barn Lounge. With 1/2 hour for lunch. Bring your own, or join our buffet.

25 - 35.00 donation requested.

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APRIL
Bardic Circle and Bonfire
Smore's
Wild Dance Party

Bring your poems, your songs, your jokes, and your riddles.​

Bring your raps, your stories, your yodels and your fiddles.

Bring your babies and your grandpas and your uncles, we don't care - 

Cause bardic circles are the place you can bring your gifts and share.

Bonfire by the pond at 7:30pm

RSVP by clicking here and tell us the name and duration of your act (maximum 4 minutes).

Wild dance party at 9:30. Everyone is invited!

Dress for success, for regress, or distress,​

look your best, or a mess, but don't stress, be our guest.

Anything goes!

Come borrow something wild from our costume box in the storage room.

Bonfire at the pond 7:30pm

Dance party 9:30 - ??

April ??, 2019

10.00  donation requested.

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Programs in April

SHIFT HAPPENS Adult healing retreat. April 26-29th

ReTribe high school meets 9-3:00 M-F. Spring break April 25-30

Forest School Wednesdays and Fridays 9-3:00

Early Childhood Mondays and Thursdays 10:00-12:30

Girl's Coming of Age group Thursdays 3:30 - 5:00

Daily

Yoga 7am

Meditation 8-9am

Breakfast 9-10am

Lunch 12:30-1:30

Dinner 6:00-7:00

Shift Happens
Adult Healing
Workshop

Shift Happens 

Adult Healing Retreat

Come experience ReTribe, just like your children do, but with a little bit less emphasis on fun, and a little more on healing. 

We will do breathwork, Internal Family Systems Processes, Small groups, Ceremony, meditation, and more.

Click here to learn more and register.

Elder Gathering

Join Jane, Mary Claire, and Mukti for an elder gathering in Jane's house. Tea, blankets, ceremony, mutual support, and deep thought will be shared. White hair welcome but not essential.

April 4th 

7pm-8:30pm

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MAY
Maypole
Fairy Glen
Community Craft Fair

A traditional maypole dance will be performed by the Forest School children at 10:00 am and 12:00 pm. Adults are invited to join in as well.

A fairy glen will be performed by the ReTribe High School Players, and some adults from the Underhill community. A fairy glen is a play performed along a path in the woods. The audience walks along and meets the actors at different venues in the woods. 

Duration is approx 20 minutes. Tickets  for the fairy glens will be sold from the Dorm porch. Or you can reserve them online.

From 10:00 to 3:00, local artisans will display and sell their crafts in our playfield. 

Food of all sorts will be available in the dining hall from 9am through dinner at 6:00 .

Maypole 10:00am and 12:00pm

Fairy glen performances 11:00am and 1:00 pm

May ??, 2019

10.00  donation requested.

RSVP by clicking here

Programs in May

ReTribe high school meets 9-3:00 M-F.

Forest School Wednesdays and Fridays 9-3:00

Early Childhood Mondays and Thursdays 10:00-12:30

Girl's Coming of Age group Thursdays 3:30 - 5:00

Daily

Yoga 7am

Meditation 8-9am

Breakfast 9-10am

Lunch 12:30-1:30

Dinner 6:00-7:00

Basket Weaving Workshop

Join John on the pond field and learn to weave baskets. Using the technique he learned from so and so, he will show you the basics of weaving one of two kinds of baskets.
 

Bring a picnic lunch or order one from our cook, and it will be brought out to the pond for you. Bring a blanket to sit on as well.

Sunday, May ??, 2019 at 11am

25.00 donation requested

Click here to register

 
JUNE
Summer Solstice - St John's Bonfire
Ninja the Flag
Fire making workshop with John

June 24th is the summer solstice - the longest day of the year. 

Come celebrate with us!

At 3:00 John will offer a fire making workshop. Learn the art of a one match fire, as well as an introduction to the use of the bowdrill.

Join us for dinner at 6:00

Our bonfire will begin at 7:30

and for those of us who are up for some wild play, a community game of Ninja the Flag (think capture the flag, but with foam swords, dressed all in black, and fighting in silence at night in the woods). Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

June 24th, 2019

10.00  donation requested. Workshop is 25.00.

RSVP by clicking here

Programs in June

ReTribe high school meets 9-3:00 M-F. Last day June 23rd.

Forest School Wednesdays and Fridays 9-3:00 Last day June 16th

Early Childhood Mondays and Thursdays 10:00-12:30. Last day June 14.

Coyote and Chipmunk Clan

June 24-28

Daily

Yoga 7am

Meditation 8-9am

Breakfast 9-10am

Lunch 12:30-1:30

Dinner 6:00-7:00

Rope making
By the Pond
Workshop

Join John on the pond field and learn to make rope. A peaceful day together, talking and twisting and soaking up the sun. Suitable for all ages.
 

Bring a picnic lunch or order one from our cook, and it will be brought out to the pond for you. Bring a blanket to sit on as well.

Sunday, June ??, 2019 at 11am - 2pm

20.00 donation requested

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JULY
Frisbee by the Pond
Drum and Singing Circle
by the fire

Wild family frisbee game on the pond field will start at 3:00​

Bring a picnic dinner.

Fire makers can practice their bowdrill skills to light the fire with Colton and John at 7:30.

Bring a drum, and bring extras if you have them.

Julia and Sally will be leading us in earth songs.

July ??th, 2019

10.00  donation requested.

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Programs in July

Inner Journeys teen rite of passage July 8-19

Wild Witches July 1-5

Coyote and Chipmunk Clan

July 22-26

Witchcraft and Wizardry July 28 - Aug 1

Colin's Wild and Crazy camp

July 28-Aug 1

Daily

Yoga 7am

Meditation 8-9am

Breakfast 9-10am

Lunch 12:30-1:30

Dinner 6:00-7:00

Carving by the Pond
Workshop

Join John on the pond field and learn to carve. Basic safety will be taught and then you can begin a project. BYOK (knife) and glove, and we will help you find wood.
 

Bring a picnic lunch or order one from our cook, and it will be brought out to the pond for you. Bring a blanket to sit on as well.

Sunday, July ??, 2019 at 11am - 2pm

25.00 donation requested

Click here to register

Elder Gathering

Join Jane, Mary Claire, and Mukti for an elder gathering in Jane's house. Tea, blankets, ceremony, mutual support, and deep thought will be shared. White hair welcome but not essential.

July 10th 7pm-8:30pm

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AUGUST
Tavern Scene

Tavern scenes need Julia to describe them.

Aug ??th, 2019

30.00  donation requested.

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Programs in August

Adventure Game Theater teen rite of passage Aug 20-27

Lord of the Rings Camp at Willowell Aug 5-9

Nature Discovery camp with Colton, Teddy and Emily 

Aug 11-15

Daily

Yoga 7am

Meditation 8-9am

Breakfast 9-10am

Lunch 12:30-1:30

Dinner 6:00-7:00

No, because I love You!
Discipline for youth

Join Jane Martin, LCMHC for an interactive workshop on parenting psychology. Learn when to say yes, when to say no, and how to do it.​

This workshop is not appropriate for parents of teens. See October.

Sunday, Aug ??, 2019 from 11am - 2pm

30.00 donation requested

Click here to register

 
SEPTEMBER
Harvest Festival
Autumnal Equinox Celebration

From pumpkin carving, to cornhusk dolls​

from coal burned bowls to beeswax candle dipping,

The ReTribe Harvest Festival welcomes you.

Local artisans and farmers will have booths.

Don't be surprised to get a visit from the ReTribe High School Players!

Sept ??th, 2019

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Programs in September

ReTribe high school meets 9-3:00 M-F. First day Sept 6

Forest School Wednesdays and Fridays 9-3:00

Early Childhood Mondays and Thursdays 10:00-12:30

Girl's Coming of Age group Thursdays 3:30 - 5:00

Daily

Yoga 7am

Meditation 8-9am

Breakfast 9-10am

Lunch 12:30-1:30

Dinner 6:00-7:00

Nonviolent Communication Workshop

Learn the basics of Nonviolent Communication created by Marshall Rosenberg. 

Facilitated by Julia and Jane and Mary Claire Dehaven, LCMHC.

No experience necessary.

Ages 13 and up

2:00pm - 5:00pm

Sept ??, 2019

 
OCTOBER
Scary Glenn
and Sauna

Remember the Fairy Glen in May?

Well this is a SCARY Glen!

For children 10 and under, there will be a (not-so) Scary Glenn at 6:30 .

For the brave at heart, purchase tickets at the Dorm porch from 6:30-8:00. Scary Glen showings leave at 8:00 and 8:30

Much thanks to the ReTribe High School Players and many volunteer community members.

For those more inclined to the creature comforts, the sauna will be piping hot from 7:00 on. BYOT (towel)

Oct ??th, 2019

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Programs in October

ReTribe high school meets 9-3:00 M-F.

Forest School Wednesdays and Fridays 9-3:00

Early Childhood Mondays and Thursdays 10:00-12:30

Girl's Coming of Age group Thursdays 3:30 - 5:00

Daily

Yoga 7am

Meditation 8-9am

Breakfast 9-10am

Lunch 12:30-1:30

Dinner 6:00-7:00

The Art of Parenting Teens

Moving From Authority to Guidance​

How to help your teen grow up and learn responsibility without butting heads.

With psychotherapist, Jane Martin, LCMHC, LPC and many of the ReTribe staff members, this interactive workshop will provide a healthy framework for parent/teen relationship.

2:00pm - 5:00pm

Sunday, October ??, 2019

35.00 donation requested

RSVP by clicking here

Elder Gathering

Join Jane, Mary Claire, and Mukti for an elder gathering in Jane's house. Tea, blankets, ceremony, mutual support, and deep thought will be shared. White hair welcome but not essential.

October 6th

7pm-8:30pm

RSVP by clicking here

 
NOVEMBER
Regenerative Agriculture
2 Day Workshop

Renowned Permaculture teachers Joe Schmo and soil expert Dan Kingston will team up to bring you the basic understandings of the newly emerging field of Regenerative Agriculture. 

We hope to offer ongoing classes on this topic and invite many teachers to collaborate. A weeklong experiential class is in the works for next year.

250.00 tuition for the weekend

For room/board costs click here

November ??th, 2019

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Programs in November

ReTribe high school meets 9-3:00 M-F.

Forest School Wednesdays and Fridays 9-3:00

Early Childhood Mondays and Thursdays 10:00-12:30

Girl's Coming of Age group Thursdays 3:30 - 5:00

Daily

Yoga 7am

Meditation 8-9am

Breakfast 9-10am

Lunch 12:30-1:30

Dinner 6:00-7:00

Breathwork 
Workshop

See our page about Breathwork.

12:00pm - 5:00pm

Sunday, November ??, 2019

85.00 donation requested

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DECEMBER
Winter Spiral
Winter Solstice Celebration

The Winter Solstice is December 21st. It is the shortest day of the year. We celebrate together that nature is bringing the light back to us. This nondenominational celebration invites all faiths. Our community harpist, Sally sue, will be accompanying our walk, as we softly sing each other around the spiral. Suitable and awe inspiring for young children, as well as old.

We ask that silence be observed for the duration of the ceremony (except of course, the quiet words that parents and children need to speak to each other).

15.00 donation requested

We will provide apple beeswax candles

December  21st, 2019

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Programs in December

New Years Teen Retreat

Dec 27-Jan 1

 

ReTribe high school meets 9-3:00 M-F. Vacation Dec 23-Jan 2

Forest School Wednesdays and Fridays 9-3:00

Early Childhood Mondays and Thursdays 10:00-12:30

Girl's Coming of Age group Thursdays 3:30 - 5:00

Daily

Yoga 7am

Meditation 8-9am

Breakfast 9-10am

Lunch 12:30-1:30

Dinner 6:00-7:00

Improv 
Workshop

Julia and visiting Adventure Game Theater staff member Chris Niedt, will lead you in game after game , putting you into hilariously impossible situations. 

These improv exercises are what professional actors use, and what we use with the teens in the summer.

2:00pm - 5:00pm

Sunday, December ??, 2019

35.00 donation requested

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